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February 23, 2019

Two Indian Air Force Jets Collide During Performance Rehearsal

One Pilot Fatally Injured, Two Others Injured But Eject And Survive

One Indian Air Force Pilot was fatally injured Tuesday when two aircraft rehearsing for a performance at Aero India 2019 collided in mid air. Two other pilots were able to safely eject from their crippled airplane.

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Airbus Opens Commercial Pilot And Maintenance Training Center Near Delhi

State-Of-The-Art Facility Incorporates An A320 Flight Simulator For Full-Flight Simulation

Airbus has inaugurated a world class training center for commercial pilots and maintenance engineers in the National Capital Region of Delhi, as part of its continuing efforts to support the exponential growth of the civil aviation sector in the country.

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Honeywell Sponsors 292 Students For Space Camp

Will Travel From From Around The World To Attend Week-Long Leadership Program

Honeywell is sponsoring 292 students from 41 countries and 27 U.S. states and territories to attend the annual Honeywell Leadership Challenge Academy at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center (USSRC) in Huntsville, Alabama. The two week-long programs -- the first week from February 23 through March 1, and the second from March 2 through March 8 -- encourage students to pursue science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) careers through real-world, hands-on challenges in coding, computer sciences and astronautics.

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In-Flight Data Awarded Three Guinness World Records

Recognized For Groundbreaking Beyond Visual-Line-Of-Sight (BVLOS) Project Supported By senseFly

In-Flight Data, one of Canada’s leading commercial drone operators, has been awarded three Guinness World Records for drone (UAS) flights recently carried out as part of a groundbreaking BVLOS project with help from senseFly, the industry’s leading provider of fixed-wing drone solutions.

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Genesys Aerosystems Earns Certification For A New IFR-Certified HeliSAS

Two-Axis IFR HeliSAS Autopilot Is Designed For Dual-Pilot Operations, While A Three-Axis IFR HeliSAS Is Certified For Single-Pilot Operations

Genesys Aerosystems announced today that the company has earned certification (STC and TSO) for an IFR-certified Helicopter Stability Augmentation System (HeliSAS) targeted for legacy Part 29 twin-engine helicopters.

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FAA Issues SAIB For Bell Utility Helicopters

AD Action May Come In The Future

The FAA has issued a Special Airworthiness Information Bulletin (SAIB) covering Restricted Category Bell Model HH-1K, UH-1A, UH-1B, UH-1E, UH-1F, UH-1H, UH-1L, UH-1P, TH-1F, and TH-1L converted from military helicopters.

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Gulfstream G650ER Sprints From Singapore To San Francisco

Feat Pushes G650ER/G650 Record Total Above 85

A Gulfstream G650ER recently set a city-pair record connecting Singapore and San Francisco, a distance of 7,475 nautical miles,  faster than any other ultralong-range aircraft.

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Rosetta's Comet Sculpted By Stress

Geological Features Reveal Much About The Comet’s Internal Structure And How It Has Evolved Over Time

Feeling stressed? You’re not alone. ESA’s Rosetta mission has revealed that geological stress arising from the shape of Comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko has been a key process in sculpting the comet's surface and interior following its formation.

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Aero-News: Quote of the Day (02.23.19)

“The success of this groundbreaking project was a real milestone for us and the wider UAS industry. Not only did we demonstrate that BVLOS operations can be carried out in urban environments, we were also able to show that BVLOS is a safe, efficient and cost-effective tool that has the potential to revolutionise both rural and urban commercial drone operations.” Source: Chris Healy, owner of In-Flight Data.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Term (02.23.19): Localizer Usable Distance

The maximum distance from the localizer transmitter at a specified altitude, as verified by flight inspection, at which reliable course information is continuously received.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (02.23.19)

FAA Airport Environmental Programs

The Airport Environmental Programs help airports implement the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and other Federal environmental laws and regulations.

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